Prior to medical school Dr. Mackey was a Division I scholarship athlete and a sponsored competitive snowboarder. She continues to cultivate an active life rock climbing, surfing, skateboarding, and singing in a band. She has also been practicing and teaching yoga and meditation in various traditions for over 10 years as a certified Hatha yoga instructor.
Kirsten Mackey, D.O.
Is a board certified family medicine physician who treats adults, children and infants using a traditional osteopathic approach. She combines her primary care and osteopathic training with her passion for yoga, eastern traditions and the mind-body-spirit connection to address a wide variety of health concerns. Dr. Mackey has a particular interest in treating acute and chronic athletic injuries, women’s health concerns, pregnant patients, and newborns.
Born and raised in the Chicago area, Dr. Mackey received her bachelors degree from Northwestern University and obtained her medical training at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in San Francisco. She completed a three year residency at the University of Nevada in the Reno-Tahoe area where, as the only practicing osteopath in the area, she was responsible for starting a successful osteopathic manipulation clinic. Dr. Mackey is a member of the Cranial Academy, American Academy of Osteopathy, American Academy of Family Physicians and the Nevada Academy of Family Physicians and is active in both attending and teaching various courses associated with these groups.